Sacai

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sacai is a Japanese luxury fashion brand founded by Chitose Abe (née Chitose Sakai) in 1999.[1] Vogue magazine has cited sacai as influential in breaking down the dichotomy between casual and formal clothing.[2]

History[edit]

Abe grew up in Gifu prefecture making clothes for dolls. Her mother was a seamstress.[3] Abe worked as a pattern cutter for Comme des Garçons and later worked for Junya Watanabe.[4]

In 2016 sacai worked with Danish jewelry designer Sophie Bille Brahe for a capsule collection of fine jewelry.[5]

In 2017 sacai collaborated with The North Face.[6]

In 2019 sacai collaborated with Beats Electronics and Apple Inc. for featured issue of BeatsX headphones. [7]

In 2019, sacai collaborate with Nike designing two iconic Nike shoes that were fused together for a hybrid, double-themed design.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barneys New York". barneys.com. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  2. ^ NICOLE PHELPS, FALL 2017 READY-TO-WEAR: Sacai Vogue magazine, MARCH 6, 2017
  3. ^ Hypebeast, issue 15, p. 178
  4. ^ "Sacai Clothing : Dresses & Tops at Bergdorf Goodman". bergdorfgoodman.com. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  5. ^ Kelly Wetherille, Sacai Moves Into Jewelry: Chitose Abe has tapped Danish jewelry designer Sophie Bille Brahe for a capsule collection of fine jewelry. Women's Wear Daily, February 2, 2016
  6. ^ ELLIE PITHERS, AUTUMN/WINTER 2017 READY-TO-WEAR: Sacai Vogue, 6 March 2017
  7. ^ [1]

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